Gifts from the United States: Friends of Independent Schools and Better Education (FRISBE)

If you currently reside in the U.S., we are thrilled to present you with an option to make giving to the CJA easier and more accommodating.

Friends of Independent Schools and Better Education (FRISBE) is a licensed U.S. non-profit organization aimed at channeling the gifts of donors to various independent schools both within, and outside of, the United States. Thus their mandate is the betterment and enrichment of high quality, privately funded education both nationally and internationally. In return for your donation, FRISBE will issue you an IRS tax receipt in accordance with your gift.

If you are interested in making a gift to the CJA, just send a cheque payable to Friends of Independent Schools and Better Education (or FRISBE) stating that you request your donation to be given as a grant to the Calgary Jewish Academy. Please include your name and address so that they are able to mail you a tax receipt, along with the address of the CJA.

To make a donation to the CJA through FRISBE, please follow these simple steps:


Mail cheques payable to:

Friends of Independent Schools and Better Education
Attn: Karl Anderson
811 Karl Johan Avenue North
Tacoma, WA 98406-1047

State your wish of donating a grant to:

The Calgary Jewish Academy
Attn: Development Office
6700 Kootenay Street SW
Calgary, AB T2V 1P7

If you have any specific questions for FRISBE, Karl Anderson may be reached at the FRISBE office: (253) 404-2205 or

Remember to include your full name and address to ensure your tax receipt is mailed to you.


Fill out this form and either email or mail it on to FRISBE.


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